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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By billy
Hi lads! badge has a lovely Patina! and has been...

Hi lads! badge has a lovely Patina! and has been altered a very long time ago, Luke, as you say a Curio!

C.B. totally agree with you on that, perhaps it was altered as a button-hole post war?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-12-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By billy
Luke absolutely right as I now look at it I can...

Luke absolutely right as I now look at it I can see it! Why indeed? it did look nice but couldn’t see what you obviously did, thanks mate, “want a badge? £20 and that’s cutting me own throat at that...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-12-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By billy
Army Service Corps (Very Small)

Hi how many Army Service Corps badges have we all seen, loads I would guess and you are probably thinking of all the different variations popping up in your head as you read this! and quite honestly...
Forum: General Topics 01-12-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By billy
Thanks a little Gem! a badge to look into when I...

Thanks a little Gem! a badge to look into when I get the time, appreciate your thoughts on it, billy
Forum: General Topics 01-12-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By billy
Some lovely badges in there! he had no problems...

Some lovely badges in there! he had no problems with copies!! thanks for showing, billy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By billy
Many thanks Mike, the Beehive had me thinking...

Many thanks Mike, the Beehive had me thinking industrious bees as a team, and you being a team player!

It is a very nice badge, and Military related? many thanks Billy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By billy
Better lighting and a clean up!

Better lighting and a clean up!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By billy
The Boys Home - Regents Park

Hi, a well made badge, made of Bronze but can’t quite find anything on it?

“THE BOYS HOME” - “REGENTS PARK”

Now is this a Cap badge or a Collar, (no way am I going to mess with these lugs),...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-11-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By billy
Officer’s Royal Fusilier’s

Hi Chris here are K/C & Q/C, note the running Horse to bottom of badge, all the best billy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 21-11-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By billy
Ha! Ha! Not doing good here! Thanks Simon all in...

Ha! Ha! Not doing good here! Thanks Simon all in a rush and not enough time!

Thank you kindly and your Patience!
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 21-11-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By billy
Even better! Thanks Simon! I know need to...

Even better! Thanks Simon!

I know need to look at K&K to see the why? what year and it is genuine?

If it where Artillery you would expect to see A Canon! as this doesn’t then it’s Royal...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 21-11-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By billy
Royal Artillery Silver (?) Pouch Badge

I have this Artillery W/M, Silver(?) it isn’t Hallmarked but scratched rear scroll and stays silver.
These first images show badge after cleaning in soap and water, then clean with Silverwash, will...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-11-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By billy
Thanks lads as I thought appreciate the help,...

Thanks lads as I thought appreciate the help, billy
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-11-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By billy
Arm badge 3rd King’s Own Hussars and Artillery badge

Hi can I run these past you please!

Running Horse on Field 3rd King’s Own Hussars, is this good or a Martin Marsh fake?

Officer’s Artillery badge, as it is Die struck has my attention straight...
Forum: General Topics. 10-11-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By billy
It really is, has come up beautifully! 9

It really is, has come up beautifully! 9
Forum: General Topics. 09-11-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By billy
Better picture’s (all the lights on! don’t tell...

Better picture’s (all the lights on! don’t tell the Wife!)

The Limber with scraping marks, no brass visible underneath.

Simon you’ve given me a date for this and oldest item to the Artillery I...
Forum: General Topics. 09-11-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By billy
Thanks Simon, picked a spot on the rear Limber...

Thanks Simon, picked a spot on the rear Limber and with a sharp knife scraped away but remained Silver no Brass underneath, original colour was black before I 1st cleaned it then took pictures after...
Forum: General Topics. 09-11-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By billy
Silverwash

Right result using Silverwash and matchstick gave up on the toothbrush creating a mess all over the wife’s tablecloth, until the end when it came in handy under hot water tap to wash of crud - this...
Forum: General Topics. 09-11-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By billy
Large “Silver?” Pouch Badge

Here is an item I have just cleaned with soap and toothbrush, just about to get the black of it with Silverwash toothbrush and matchstick - I hope!

Any other ideas welcome, cheers ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-11-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By billy
That pin design is also used on German Tinnies?

That pin design is also used on German Tinnies?
Forum: General Topics. 05-11-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By billy
There was a lovely Silver badge WW1 I believe...

There was a lovely Silver badge WW1 I believe sold on EBay within the last 12 months £100+ (if of course correct?)
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 04-11-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By billy
Thank you kindly gents! All the best Billy

Thank you kindly gents! All the best Billy
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 04-11-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By billy
Any ideas?

Have never seen this size of badge does anyone have an idea? could it be Cadets?

Hopefully someone will know and give a timeline, as well as what it is? Many thanks Billy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-11-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By billy
It’s a Belgium line Rgt.

It’s a Belgium line Rgt.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 02-11-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,082
Posted By billy
Glitter’s in the Sunlight, has to be an...

Glitter’s in the Sunlight, has to be an Officer’s, is it WW2?
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